Community Foundation Creates Disaster Fund for Boles Fire in Weed

In response to the Boles Fire in Weed, the Shasta Regional Community Foundation has established the Community Disaster Relief Fund to provide assistance to families, non-profits and organizations impacted by the fire. The fund was established with a gift from… Continue Reading


Friday Clover Fire Update: Residents Returning Home; Fire 80 Percent Contained

Because the Clover Fire is in the mop-up phase and is expected to be fully contained by Sunday,  this will probably be one of our last Clover Fire updates. However, watch for upcoming after-fire stories here on anewscafe.com in the next… Continue Reading


Animal Sanctuary Hosts Annual Fire Safety/Planning Meeting

Chic Miller is a 65-year-old, 100-pound animal-rescuing dynamo with cropped blond hair, a broad smile, and clear blue eyes that squint shut as she throws her head back and laughs. Miller was in her glory Friday afternoon at the fire safety meeting she and her 75-year-old… Continue Reading


Dale Fire Saturday Update: 75% contained, full containment expected today

UPDATE Saturday 8 a.m.: The Dale Fire is 75 percent contained. Full containment expected by the day’s end. Demobilization of resources is in progress. All evacuations are lifted. All roads are open. The fire covered 1,200 acres. More than 150 homes were… Continue Reading

Cal Fire Asks Public to ‘Protect Your Family From Fire’

Every year in California firefighters respond to residential structure fires that take lives and inflict millions of dollars in damage. From Oct. 9-15, 2011 CAL FIRE is teaming with the National Fire Prevention Association for Fire Prevention Week to educate… Continue Reading